TITLE

Bitter Verizon Strike Enters Week Three

AUTHOR(S)
SPANGLER, TODD
PUB. DATE
August 2011
SOURCE
Multichannel News;8/22/2011, Vol. 32 Issue 32, p34
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the strike of 45,000 union-represented Verizon Communications Inc. workers in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions on August 7, 2011 which threatened to extend into a third week. Communications Workers of America (CWA) and International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) claimed that the demands of Verizon would cost members 20,000 dollars annually. Moreover, the company trained more than 40,000 management employees, contractors, and retirees to fill for strikers.
ACCESSION #
65080431

 

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